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delicatessen

del·i·ca·tes·sen / ˌdelikəˈtesən/ • n. a store selling cold cuts, cheeses, and a variety of salads, as well as a selection of unusual or foreign prepared foods. ∎  a counter or section within a supermarket or grocery store at which a range of such foods is available. ∎  foods of this type collectively.

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delicatessen

delicatessen Ready‐to‐eat foods such as cooked meats, salami, pickled and smoked fish, salads, olives, etc. Also used as the name for the shop where such foods are sold. From the German delikat Essen, ‘fine foods’.

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